— Eli Cohen (@israelioutlook) August 3, 2016
The Obama administration is in full spin mode after it was reported that $400 million in foreign currency was paid to Iran on the day four Americans being held in that country were released:
WSJ: Obama administration airlifted $400 million to Tehran in another, less publicized Iran deal https://t.co/zVHpLOWR8q
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) August 3, 2016
State Department spokesman John Kirby said this morning that the timing was merely coincidental and not a ransom payment:
— Cortney O'Brien (@obrienc2) August 3, 2016
— John Kirby (@statedeptspox) August 3, 2016
The State Dept. spox claimed the money was the first installment of a completely separate deal to pay Iran in a decades-old dispute. Anybody buying Kirby’s “total coincidence” explanation?
— Ben D (@GOP_us) August 3, 2016
It's totally normal that a Learjet with $400 million landed on Tehran tarmac in the dead of night. https://t.co/WiHZr2NYW1
— Redjack Jen (@idrinkyourtears) August 3, 2016
HA! Kirby:“Everyone has been up front and honest about the payment.” And we ALL know by now how honest our gov't is. https://t.co/sAvYuYhHvh
— Nepenthe (@abovewater2) August 3, 2016
These are not the droids you're looking for… https://t.co/HLZTGzaMmM
— whythetruth (@whythetruth) August 3, 2016
— ShredderGirl (@ShredderBabe) August 3, 2016
Meanwhile, John Kerry’s mind is on soccer.
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